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Thanks to generous donors, the department was able to offer more than $290,000 in awards to aide student education and research in 2019.

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Coming Soon — A New Chemistry Building By John Moore and Bob McMahon, project leaders Earlier this year, the State Building Commission approved an increased budget of $133.1 million for the Chemistry Building Project, the project went out for bids, and construction is underway. That is a huge milestone in progress toward improving department facilities. The…

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Your gift, no matter the size, can provide important learning experiences for more than 14,000 students who take chemistry courses each year. It can support hands-on experience in the lab for undergraduate students, conference travel for graduate students, equipment, facilities, and our continuous drive to excel in research, teaching, and outreach. Every day, gifts from alumni, friends, and businesses change students' lives. Learn about our exceptional chemistry majors and graduate students, to see how your gift could make a difference.

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Meet The Director of Development

Nick Jaeger

Director of Development



University of Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association
1848 University Ave.
Madison, WI 53726

Advancement Committee

Judith N. Burstyn

Irving Shain Chair of Chemistry, Professor of Chemistry


608.262.0328 lab, 608.262.8005 chair's office

Kayla Driscoll

Assistant to the Chair



Pat Egan

Department Administrator



Nick Jaeger

Director of Development



Tatum Lyles Flick

Senior University Relations Specialist



Matt Sanders

Executive Director